Denison, Iowa Population 2022

7,860
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Denison is a city located in Crawford County Iowa. Denison has a 2020 population of 7,860. It is also the county seat of Crawford County. Denison is currently declining at a rate of -1.60% annually and its population has decreased by -5.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,334 in 2010.

The average household income in Denison is $84,161 with a poverty rate of 20.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $93,600. The median age in Denison is 33.2 years, 33.1 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Denison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Denisonwas:

  • White: 75.30%
  • Other race: 12.27%
  • Black or African American: 5.22%
  • Asian: 4.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Denison, Iowa is 7,860 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,860.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,334.

Denison, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,27875.30%
Some Other Race1,02312.27%
Black or African American4355.22%
Asian3344.01%
Two or More Races2633.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.05%
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Denison Population by Race

Denison Population Pyramid $2022

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Denison Median Age

33.2


Total

33.1


Male

33.4


Female

Denison Adults

There are 6,047 adults, (1,136 of whom are seniors) in Denison.

Denison Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Denison Sex Ratio

Female

4,362

52.32%

Male

3,975

47.68%

Denison Population by Age

Denison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Denison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female9.4%90.6%
Non Family31.3%68.7%
All55.5%44.5%
Married79.3%20.7%
Male100%0%

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7902.7855.5
Married1,3773.5579.3
Non Family7881.3731.3
Female4582.99.4
Male1672.71100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Denison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade87317.26%
9th to 12th Grade75714.96%
High School Graduate1,52630.16%
Some College93818.54%
Associates Degree2414.76%
Bachelors Degree51410.16%
Graduate Degree2104.15%
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Denison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denison Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6032,438695
Hispanic1,94272229
Other Race58324829
Asian259153
Black251112
2+ Races6932
Native American44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.70%.

Denison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,690$38,974$38,183
Less Than 9th Grade$36,859$35,881$43,250
High School Graduate$39,784$39,736$40,050
Some College$38,527$44,007$26,861
Bachelors Degree$36,574$43,500$33,667
Graduate Degree$64,559$$53,438

$38,690

Average Earnings

$38,974

Average Male

$38,183

Average Female

Denison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denison Language by Age

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Denison Language

44.80% of Denison residents speak only English, while 55.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.91% of the population.

Denison Language

Denison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,07172317.76%
White3,31061318.52%
Black43316237.41%
Asian33412437.13%
Multiple2636625.10%
Native44100.00%
OtherNaN%

20.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.37%

Male Poverty Rate

22.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denison is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denison is Hispanic, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.21%.

Denison Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.04%
Less Than 9th Grade21.00%
Some College13.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Denison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed72.91%
Male Employed10.73%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Denison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,190$84,161
Families$72,202$92,818
Married Families$88,142-
Non Families$21,974$61,094
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Income by Household Type

Denison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Denison Married by Age and Sex

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Denison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Denison Marital Status by Race

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Denison Marital Status

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276

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
First Gulf War29
World War II28
Second Gulf War18
Korea12

Denison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74123
75+64
35 to 5457
18 to 3418
55 to 6414

Denison Veterans by Age

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Denison Veterans by Race

Denison Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denison Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Denison Employment by Age

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Denison Employment by Race

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Denison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.75%

Born in Denison

69.23%

Native Born

30.77%

Foreign Born

24.33%

Non Citizen

6.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.23% of Denison residents were born in the United States, with 49.75% having been born in Iowa. 24.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Denison Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,860-128-1.60%
20217,988-128-1.58%
20208,116-128-1.55%
20198,244-128-1.53%
20188,372-3-0.04%
20178,375-15-0.18%
20168,390790.95%
20158,311-41-0.49%
20148,352-57-0.68%
20138,409240.29%
20128,385350.42%
20118,350160.19%
20108,3349951.28%
20007,3397351.06%
19906,604-71-0.11%
19806,6757931.27%
19705,8829521.78%
19604,9303760.80%
19504,5541930.43%
19404,3614561.11%
19303,9053240.87%
19203,5814481.35%
19103,1333621.24%
19002,7710.00%

Denison Population by Year